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Funeral service set for Bridgewater officers killed in line of duty

In an email sent to students and staff, the college said Campus Police Officer John Painter...
In an email sent to students and staff, the college said Campus Police Officer John Painter (left) and Campus Safety Officer J.J. Jefferson (right) were shot and killed.(Bridgewater Police Department)
Published: Feb. 4, 2022 at 4:10 PM EST
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BRIDGEWATER, Va. (WDBJ) - A joint funeral service has been scheduled for two police officers killed in the line of duty this week at Bridgewater College.

A memorial service for campus officers John Painter and JJ Jefferson will be Wednesday, February 9 at 11 a.m. at James Madison University’s Atlantic Union Bank Center, according to their obituaries.

Both officers were shot to death, with Alexander Wyatt Campbell arrested shortly after and charged with killing them.

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